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Protecting the privacy and personal data of our members, partners and other persons concerned is of the most importance to us. We undertake to process and supervise your provided data fairly and in accordance with the applicable laws. We have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you.


Your personal data controller is International Women's Association of Vilnius (hereinafter – Association), contact details:

Privacy Statement reflects the practice of personal data processing at our Association. If you have any questions related to this topic, please send us an e-mail at


Your data is collected if provided by submitting your contact information when registering at our events, when you provide your data in order to become a member or as needed when becoming part of a board or internal committee as well as in any other cases when you provide your personal data to our Association.

In these ways, the following data can be collected: name, surname, organization, e-mail, postal address, telephone number, position, languages you speak, nationality, information about your family, hobbies and residence, as well as relevant field of practice. The data collected is used only to send you the most up-to-date information, info about our events, activities, etc. and for internal tracking and reporting of IWAV membership.

The processing of your personal data by our Association is based on legal grounds such as your request to become the member of our Association, the consent to obtain information from our Association, as well as the registration to out events etc.

It may be used by us for administrative, member and research purposes, including our charity projects. Your personal data will not be provided under any circumstances to third parties, except in the cases provided by law.


Members who do not renew their membership will have their records erased immediately unless needed in order to pursue a legitimate aim (e.g. for research purposes, etc.). Non-members’ and our partners’ personal data will be stored safely and securely and not used for any purposes unless we have obtained consent from you or unless it is required by laws relevant to data protection.


By registering for our events you are giving consent for us to hold your details for the purposes of contacting you regarding this event.


All information held is used for internal purposes only and will not be disclosed to third parties unless you have expressly granted permission for us to do so or except in the cases provided by laws of the Republic of Lithuania.


From time to time during our events photographs are taken and put on our websites (,,,,, and our Private Facebook IWAV Group) to illustrate what we do, or for event reviews, for reporting IWAV activities, promoting membership in IWAV and other purposes. If you attend an event and do not want to be in a photograph, please inform the photographer at that time. Names are not identified in photo captions on public sites unless with freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent of the individual concerned at that time.


You may be tagged on the CLOSED facebook group which includes only fellow current registered IWAV members. You are free to remove any tags at any time or may opt out of tags by informing the admin by contacting


We implement the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, modification, unauthorized disclosure or access, as well as any other unlawful handling. Our site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control and protected from unauthorised processing, loss, damage or destruction. In case of a data protection breach, we assure that the State Data Protection Inspectorate of the Republic of Lithuania will be informed as it is required under the GDPR.


You can exercise your “right to be forgotten” at any time and can request us to erase your personal data. Once receiving a request, we will erase the personal data without delay, unless an exception applies that permits us to continue processing your data for legal reasons.


You have the right to obtain from the data controller the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you if you find discrepancies with your personal data. You also have the right to cancel your consent to the processing of the data without affecting the legality of such processing until the withdrawal of consent. To use these rights, please contact:


If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the appropriate authority in the EU country where you reside.

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